Geography lessons / Global Education

Human Rights Issues: Protecting the rights of children

Children are more vulnerable to abuses of their human rights.  The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was ratified by 192 countries in 1989.  The CRoC requires the nations who ratified this convention to work towards protecting the rights of children.  The principles of the CRC are: the right to life, survival and … Continue reading

Commerce / Geography lessons / Global Education

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

“Australian children are entitled, not only to the same human rights as everyone else, but further that they are entitled to special rights which take account of their youthfulness and vulnerability. This is under international jurisdiction.” (9Co7 student responses to this question: Explain why Australian young people are protected by the UN Convention on the … Continue reading